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[movies][Liberace Thanksgiving]
Liberace winks at the camera, reminisces about the past, and sends a turkey to its doom, performing 'Turkey In The Straw' and 'Shine On Harvest Moon.'
Keywords: Liberace; piano
Downloads: 60
[movies]L'Entente Cordiale - Intl Film Bureau Inc
L'entente Cordiale’ (1955) 8m, unknown director). This film, in the ‘Beginning French Conversation’ series, portrays a slice of life that is rapidly disappearing in many French villages, in this case, the traditional French corner market, with its harried proprietor.
Keywords: France
Downloads: 1,105
[movies]La Ferme - Milan Herzog
Lesson 114 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, niece, aunt, and uncle drive to visit friends in an old-world country farm. This print is a Kodachrome answer print from producer Milan Herzog's private collection. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: French langauage instruction
Downloads: 376
[movies]La Tour Eiffel - Milan Herzog
Lesson 81 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French languauge instruction series of 1961. This film contains magnificent shots of the Eiffel Tower and views of Paris. Producer Milan Herzog is seen briefly having a drink with a woman (believed to be his wife, Ronnie)at a table at 3:42. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: French language instruction; Eiffel Tower
Downloads: 873
[movies]Land Of The Book - Ray Garner
Uses passages from the Bible, the Talmud, Josephus, and the Dead Sea Scrolls as the narration for the pictorial tribute to the beauty of the land and literature of ancient Israel. Covers the periods of time from Abraham to the fall of Massada.
Keywords: Israel
Downloads: 266
[movies]Latitude Zero - William Deneen
Here, Filmmaker Bill Deneen accompanies a Franciscan priest, John Farrell, and his boat 'Pio XII,' as they ply the backwaters of the Amazon River. There are many ethnographic elements to the film, one of the most notable of which is a ceremony in which a man stands in the sun, his hand being eaten by soldier ants, in a village ritual. Deneen was attacked by piranhas and bitten during the filming. For more on Deneen, visit http://www.afana.org/deneen.htm
Keywords: Catholic; Brazil; Amazonas
Downloads: 1,911 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Le Camping - Milan Herzog
Lesson 117 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French languauge instruction series of 1961. Here, young women ride their bicycles to a pictursque bluff overlooking a small vineyard with the castle of Carcassone in the distance. They unload their camping eqipment, cook dinner, pitch the tent, and settle down for the night, in the most idyllic film of the series. This print is a Kodachrome answer print from producer Milan Herzog's private collection...
Keywords: French language instruction; Carcassone
Downloads: 735
[movies]Le Mont Saint-Michel - Milan Herzog
This is Lesson 52 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, Margot writes a letter in which she describes Mont Saint-Michel, while sitting in a café. In the background, lunch is being prepared, while interested local citizens and tourists investigate and walk into the set. The film includes wonderful aerial, establishment, and detail shots of Mont Saint-Michel...
Keywords: Mont Saint-Michel; French language instruction
Downloads: 425
[movies]Le Palais De Versailles - Milan Herzog
Lesson 84 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Austere in its grandeur, this most Gallic of films make precious little use of language, in detailing the interior of the palace of Versailles. Here we visit the Hall of Mirrors, Louis XIV's bedchamber, and numerous interior details, ending with hollow footsteps echoing below the grand staircase...
Keywords: Louis XIV; Versailles; French language instruction
Downloads: 247
[movies]Le Pardon - Milan Herzog
Lesson 64 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, we witness the "Benediction of the Sea" festival, with traditional dress and music, and a wonderful sequence of the blessing the fleet of fishing boats. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: Bretagne; Brittany; French language instruction
Downloads: 210
[movies]Learning about Light. 2nd Ed - Thomas G. Smith
This film shows experiments which illustrate the way in which light normally moves, how it bends and is refracted, how a prism separates white light into its component colors, and various applications of lasers. About the film, producer Tom Smith writes: "Learning About Light” (1975) is one of a series of junior high physics films made by Thomas Smith. In addition to this film, the 6-film series include: “Learning about Sound,” “Learning about Magnetism,” “Learning about Electric Cur...
Downloads: 839
[movies]Learning About Sound (2nd Ed) - Thomas G Smith
This 17-minute film presents the basics of sound beginning with it source – vibrations emitting sound waves. We visualize the sound waves with an oscilloscope showing amplitude and frequency. Tapping on a stretch of steel rail,we compare the speed sound travels in solid steel to the speed of sounds in air. Scenes explore both electronically synthesized musical sounds with acoustical instruments. The film concludes with ways of controlling noise pollution...
Keywords: academic film; sound; noise pollution
Downloads: 896
[movies]Lee Suzuki - Home In Hawaii - Bert Salzman
The melting pot of the Pacific is the settling for this story of a teenager whose ingenuity enables his proud grandfather to retain his precious way of life. See Suzuki represents not only the rich racial mix of his unique state, but also its hope for the future. Awards: Midwest Film Festival “ Merit Award”
Keywords: Bert Salzman
Downloads: 870 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Leenya : Daughter of the Noble Blacks of Surinam - Alvin J. Gordon
Looks at the life of Leenya, a young Bush Negro of Surinam. Leenya uses the term "Bush Negro" to describe her people. Generally, women are topless, while men wear polo shirts. Shows peeling and detoxifying casaba and making it into flour and bread. Also features wood carving and a school boat. The film crew consisted of Alvin & Betty Gordon, and Austin & Rose Green
Keywords: Surinam; South America
Downloads: 119
[movies]Les Derniers Canuts - Jean Mailland
A fine documentary of silk weaving in Lyons, France
Keywords: silk; weaving; Lyons; France
Downloads: 1,345 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Les Jardin De Versailles - Milan Herzog
Lesson 85 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, the gardens of Versailles are shown in exceptional cinematography. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: garden; Versailles; French language instruction
Downloads: 377
[movies]Les Menhirs - Milan Herzog
Lesson 66 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French language instruction series of 1961. Here, the large Druid stones in Bretagne called "Les Menhirs" are visited.This print is a Kodachrome answer print from producer Milan Herzog's private collection. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: Druid; Bretagne; Brittany; French langauage instruction
Downloads: 439
[movies]Let's Make a Film - Yvonne Anderson
Let's Make a Film (1971) 13m. Explores the activities of the Yellow Ball Workshop, Newton, Massachusetts, which involves young people from the ages of eight through eighteen who create their own films. Individual students demonstrate and discuss the steps involved in preparing their films and show the finished product. Three films being shown made in this film, 'The Enlightenment,' 'Eden,' and 'Just a Fishment of My Imagination,' are included in Andersen's 'Plum Pudding.' For more on Yvonne Ande...
Keywords: student-made film
Downloads: 188
[movies]Little Tree That Had a Dream, The - Johanna Alemann
A pastiche of spectacular nature shots accompanied by an orchestral score, with the minimal theme of a Joshua tree that dreamed of the far-away places he wanted to see. For more on director Johanna Alemann, visit http://www.afana.org/alemann.htm
Keywords: joshua tree; desert flora
Downloads: 170
[movies]Look to the Land - John Barnes; Encyclopedia Britannica
Presents man's use and misuse of land throughout the country. Includes conservation measures now in operation and suggests further steps. For more on director John Barnes, visit http://www.afana.org/barnesbio.htm
Keywords: environment; ecology
Downloads: 296
[movies]L’Abbaye - Milan Herzog
Lesson 51 in Encyclopaedia Britannica's 'Je Parle Français' French languauge instruction series of 1961. Here, Mont Saint-Michel is visited and architectural elements are described. This print is a Kodachrome answer print from producer Milan Herzog's private collection. For more on EB's foreign language series of films from the early 1960s, visit http://www.afana.org/ebforeign.htm
Keywords: French langauage instruction; Mont Saint-Michel
Downloads: 323
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